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Cochlear Implants (Cochlear Implant) Summary

Description: Electronic hearing devices typically used for patients with normal outer and middle ear function, but defective inner ear function. In the COCHLEA, the hair cells (HAIR CELLS, VESTIBULAR) may be absent or damaged but there are residual nerve fibers. The device electrically stimulates the COCHLEAR NERVE to create sound sensation.

Also Known As: Cochlear Implant; Auditory Prostheses; Cochlear Prostheses; Implant, Cochlear; Prostheses, Auditory; Prostheses, Cochlear; Prosthesis, Auditory; Prosthesis, Cochlear; Auditory Prosthesis; Cochlear Prosthesis; Implants, Cochlear

Networked: 1613 relevant articles (64 outcomes, 213 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Cochlear Implants is Relevant

  1. Deafness (Deaf Mutism) : 22 outcomes 55 studies in 454 results
  2. Hearing Loss (Hearing Impairment) : 21 outcomes 65 studies in 477 results
  3. Tinnitus : 9 outcomes 26 studies in 81 results
  4. Sensorineural Hearing Loss : 3 outcomes 9 studies in 147 results
  5. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 32 results
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Drugs Related to Cochlear Implants

  1. Auditory neuropathy
  2. Silver Sulfadiazine (SSD)
  3. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
  4. Nerve Growth Factors (Neurotrophins)
  5. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)
  6. Antioxidants
  7. 2-benzyl-3-formylpropanoic acid (BFP)
  8. connexin 26
  9. Cerebrospinal fluid leak
  10. Mitochondrial encephalopathy
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Therapies Related to Cochlear Implants

  1. Electrodes (Electrode)
  2. Hearing Aids (Hearing Aid)
  3. Cochlear Implantation
  4. Cochlear Implants (Cochlear Implant)
  5. Auditory Brain Stem Implants (Auditory Brainstem Implants)
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